Quote of the Day: June 2014

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St. Louis Archdiocese Slams Local Same-Sex Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | June 30, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

"It is disheartening to see our wonderful city, named after the great Catholic civil leader St. King Louis IX, so eagerly cast aside the laws of our state and disregard the laws of nature."Read More


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Benham Brothers: The Fight Against LGBT Rights is Kinda Like D-Day

Filed by John M. Becker | June 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"We know what happened at D-Day... There are cultural bullets flying, all over today, especially religious liberty. And what's happening right now is many spiritual leaders, elected leaders, they are running from bullets."Read More


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WI GOP Candidate: Marriage Equality Will Lead to Incest

Filed by John M. Becker | June 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Another Republican sticks their foot in their mouth on marriage equality.Read More


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HRC Endorses Republican Senator Susan Collins: Dem Responds

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

HRC has endorsed Maine's Republican Senator, Susan Collins, in the upcoming election. Shenna Bellows, the Democratic candidate who helped lead the 2012 marriage equality fight, has responded.Read More


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Gary Oldman Upset That It's Not OK to Call People Fags, C**ts

Filed by John M. Becker | June 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"Alec [Baldwin] calling someone an F-A-G in the street while he's pissed off coming out of his building because they won't leave him alone. I don't blame him. So they persecute."Read More


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'Duck Dynasty' Star: I'm Just Trying to Bring Gays to Jesus

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson says he's not anti-LGBT, he's just a nice guy trying to help bring gays to Jesus.Read More


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Tea Party Senator: GOP Must Get Over Marriage Equality Opposition

Filed by John M. Becker | June 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"I think marriage is between a man and a woman. But again if the voters decide that they want gay marriage I'm not going to oppose it..."Read More


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Minnesota GOP Supreme Court Nominee: Bible Supersedes Civil Law

Filed by John M. Becker | June 22, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

"In the words of George Washington, 'It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.'" Except he never said that.Read More


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Former 'Ex-Gay' Spokesman John Paulk Slams Rick Perry

Filed by John M. Becker | June 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"I have this to say to the Rick Perrys of the world: You don't understand [homosexuality]. At all."Read More


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Eric Cantor Triggers Former Montana Gov's Gaydar

Filed by John M. Becker | June 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"How do I say this... men in the South, they are a little effeminate. They just have effeminate mannerisms."Read More


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'Clueless' Star Claims GOP Supports Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | June 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Stacey Dash, star of the 1995 hit movie "Clueless": "[The idea that the GOP opposes marriage equality] is just propaganda, that's not true."Read More


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Madison Bishop: Marriage Equality Threatens Civilization

Filed by John M. Becker | June 16, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Marriage, between one man and one women with openness to children, is an element of the very first 'domino' of civilization... When that first "domino" falls, everything that is good, true, and beautiful, which is rooted on the natural family, is seriously threatened.Read More


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Obama Gives Father's Day Shout-Out to Gay Dads

Filed by John M. Becker | June 15, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

"[Instilling good values] is a task for every father -- whether married or single, gay or straight, natural or adoptive -- and every child deserves someone who will step up and fill this role."Read More


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Oklahoma GOP Candidate: Gays Should Be Stoned to Death

Filed by John M. Becker | June 13, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I think we would be totally in the right to [execute gay people]... ignoring as a nation things that are worthy of death is very remiss."Read More


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Rick Perry: Being Gay is Like Being an Alcoholic

Filed by John M. Becker | June 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

Texas GOP Governor Rick Perry said last night that he believes people can choose not to be gay, just like they can choose not to be an alcoholic.Read More


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Eric Holder Slams Boy Scouts for Gay Scoutmaster Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | June 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay scoutmasters is "a relic of an age of prejudice and insufficient understanding."Read More


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Maggie Gallagher: Cops Need to Protect Pride Parades

Filed by John M. Becker | June 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

"Religious liberty should not extend to a cop refusing to protect Gay Pride parade-goers."Read More


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Tony Perkins: Anti-Gay Christians Will Be Rounded Up in Boxcars

Filed by John M. Becker | June 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Hate group leader Tony Perkins compared LGBT people's right to be treated equally in the public square to a Holocaust against Christians.Read More


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Japanese First Lady Endorses LGBT Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | June 06, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Akie Abe, Japan's First Lady, made an unequivocal statement of support for gay rights during an event in Tokyo.Read More


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Maureen Dowd Tries Pot

Filed by John M. Becker | June 04, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I strained to remember where I was or even what I was wearing, touching my green corduroy jeans and staring at the exposed-brick wall. As my paranoia deepened, I became convinced that I had died and no one was telling me."Read More


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Alan Keyes: Gay Sex Isn't Really Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | June 03, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"In the strict sense of the term, [gay sex] is not 'sexual' activity at all."Read More


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Obama Officially Proclaims LGBT Pride Month

Filed by John M. Becker | June 02, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Following [the Stonewall fighters'] example, let each of us speak for tolerance, justice, and dignity -- because if hearts and minds continue to change over time, laws will too."Read More


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Gay Scottish Politician: Marriage Equality Breeds Homophobia

Filed by John M. Becker | June 01, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Gay Scottish MEP-elect David Coburn, on marriage equality: "I don't see the point of crossing the road to pick a fight with people of faith."Read More